Sunday, May 26, 2013


Has it been two weeks already?  Time just flies by!  Here we are with another fabulous challenge at 


Our challenge is to use dies/punches.  This time we are sponsored by  


 Kenny K

 Those of you who know me know that I have a real hard time with boy cards.  I was blessed with two beautiful girls and am divorced so no guys are around here.  I have two nephews but they live so far away I don't really know them very well.  So to channel a boy is kind of hard for me.  So I hope you enjoy this card.  

I was given the image "Ryder Cole".  He looks to be cool kid!  I was really stuck on what to do so I asked my very talented sister Rebecca what she thought.  She had the idea for all the circles. So all the paper came from my scraps.  It's nice to use these things up.  When thinking of how to color him I thought I would use my daughter's school colors ~ green and gold.  He was colored with Copic and Whisper Strokes markers.  (You know I love some sparkle but there is no sparkle here because he's a guy.)  The circles were done with an EK Success 1" circle punch.

My card is for my great-nephew who just turned two.  He's such a cute little guy!  

  I hope you will join us in the challenge this fortnight and don't forget to check out all the wonderful creations at CRAFTING WHEN WE CAN!

Challenges entered:

 Gingerloft - Happy Birthday
Forever Friends #62 - For a child
Love to Create #66 - Something for kids
LEJ Designs #54 -  Die cuts and/or punches
Penny's Paper-Crafty #128 - Circles
Frosted Designs - Punches 
Allsorts #208 - Happy Birthday
Glitter & Sparkle #34 - Birthdays
 Challenges 4 Everybody #21 - Anything goes

Thanks for stopping by and have a wonderful day!


PinkyLisasInkyCrafts said...

Thank you for joining the LEJ Designs Challenge No 54 - Die Cuts and /or Punches over on our challenge blog.

What a great male card. I love the backing you have made with the punched out circles. Great choice of colours as well.

Hope to see you joining in on more of our future weekly challenges, there are always plenty of lovely prizes up for grabs from LEJ Designs and our wonderful sponsors.

Hugs Lisa xxxxx LEJ DT Member

Amanda Phillips said...

So very cool! Love the image choice and your coloring is amazing! Thank you for sharing with us over at Love to Create Challenges.
Amanda LTCDT

happyglitzygirl said...

Great boy card, and the perfect Birthday card, thanks for playing with us at Gingerloft, blessings Hilde

brenda said...

A really super birthday card Robin and just perfect for our theme this week.

Thanks so much for joining in our birthday celebrations at Allsorts challenge.

B x

Wendy L said...

A great 'boy' card, thanks for joining our special birthday challenge Allsorts, xxx

Unknown said...

Super card, great image. Great idea with the circle background .Thanks for joining us at the Gingerloft in our Happy Birthday challenge xxx Hugs Tania (DT)

Paper Panda said...

Circles, do I see circles? Great idea for a background! Thanks for joining us at Penny's Paper-Crafty Challenges.
Mandy x (PPCC DT)

Sandra H said...

Oh so beautiful is your card and thank you for joining in our challenge at Forever Friends "FOR A CHILD" good luck and hope to see you at our new challenge blog Crafty Friends which starts 1st June DT Member Sandra H xx

Melanie said...

A fabulous card!
Thank you soo much for taking part in our "Circles" challenge & good luck in the draw…
Hope to see you again in our new challenge on Wednesday.

(DT Penny's Paper Crafty Challenges)

Tanya said...

Great card! perfect for a teenager :D

Thanks for joining our last ever Fortnightly Challenge at Forever Friends Challenge Blog, good luck in the draw and hope to see you over at CRAFTYFRIENDSCHALLENGEBLOG.BLOGSPOT.COM - our new challenge blog!

Tanya xxx

Lydia said...

What a great boy card! Love the circles and bright colors. Thanks for playing along with us at Frosted Designs!

Zoe said...

Wonderful Card. The image is cool and I love the sentiment. Your colouring is fabulous and the papers are colourful.


Unknown said...

THis card looks so good with this color circle..I realy like it...great idea :-)
Thanks for sharing at Frosted Designs.

Mummylade said...

Thank you so much for participating in our 4th anniversary blog hop at Allsorts with your lovely project!

Sandy said...

Fab bright card for your little great-nephew, he's a cutie. Thanks for sharing with us at Gingerloft Challenge and we hope to see you again soon.
Sandy DT